Curren$y and Crescent Canna Launch Jet Life THC Soda

April 19, 2024

High-potency grape lemonade soda provides “the highest level of refreshment” Hip-hop icon Curren$y has teamed up with Crescent Canna, the New Orleans-based cannabis company, to launch Jet Life THC Soda, a naturally flavored and deliciously potent THC beverage inspired by rap’s most prolific cannabis aficionado. “It’s the highest level of refreshment,” says Curren$y, aka Spitta, whose favorite […]


Bye, Bye Bywater American Bistro; Hello BABS!

January 30, 2024

Chef Nina Compton’s retouched, refocused & redesigned restaurant reopens as BABs The wait might not have been long but it was certainly worth it as Chef Nina Compton and her husband/business partner Larry Miller unveiled BABs – Bywater American Bistro’s casually sophisticated new incarnation – in January 2024. Following a brief closure for a carefully calibrated aesthetic overhaul and a strategic menu […]


Beignet Fest Announces 2024 Festival Date, Shifts to Cooler Temperatures

January 25, 2024

The seventh annual event to feature expanded VIP experience The Beignet Fest Foundation announced today the seventh annual Beignet Fest will take place Saturday, Nov. 16, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at New Orleans City Park’s Festival Grounds. The date marks a two-month shift for Beignet Fest, which is usually held in late September. Organizers are […]


Michael Gulotta Adds Another Restaurant to His Repertoire With Italian Inspired Tana

December 26, 2023

Chef Michael Gulotta, the mind behind New Orleans restaurants MoPho and Maypop, has added another jewel to his culinary crown. Tana, an upscale Italian restaurant drawing from Gulotta’s New Orleans Sicilian upbringing, opened at 2919 Metairie Rd. this month.  Gulotta was raised in New Orleans and attended culinary school at Nicholls State University. He honed […]


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